One Drive-Windows 10 - I want it gone!

  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    One Drive-Windows 10 - I want it gone!

    I just bought my Lenovo desktop and One Drive was activated. I don't know diddly about. It's backing up things, red Xs everywhere, syncing, I have dual folders and files, etc. I do not like it and I would like to do the following:

    *Retrieve or delete all of the files that were backed up on it;

    **Eliminate One Drive completely!

    *No backups or anything to backup my computer. I have Drop Box and software to do my backups. Microsoft can't seem to make anything easy.

    I just want the standard C drive without any backup software except what I want to install.

    Please help this is driving me nuts looking at and trying to find my files.

    Specs and screen shot available.
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  2. Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Home

    Enable or Disable OneDrive Integration

    Before you do this, you might look at the Related Tutorials at end of post to see if there is a less drastic fix (like unlink PC). Also, move the contents of Onedrive folders to desired location so there's no data loss.
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  3. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    One Drive


    Where might the link to the tutorials be?
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  5. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    Thanks to all who helped me with this particular problem. This is exactly why I come here. The REAL experts! Thanks again!
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  6. Posts : 43,285
    Win 10 Pro (22H2) (2nd PC is 22H2)

    - please mark solved- thanks.
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